Helplines and Support Groups in Rome

Child abuse, drink or drug problems, HIV/AIDS, Red Cross, cancer support, information for the homeless - helplines, support groups and emergency contacts in Rome and Lazio...

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous Rome is an English-speaking organisation following the global AA support system. There is a full schedule of meetings in Rome in English. Note that not all of them are open.

The Alcoholics Anonymous Continental European Region organisation also publishes details of AA meetings, in Rome, in English.

Alanon Family Group

This is a support group for relatives and friends of alcoholics. Meetings are held in English at St Paul's Church.

  • St Paul's Church
    : Via Napoli 58
    Meetings Wednesday 20:00, Sunday 19:00

Narcotics Anonymous

Support group for people dependent on tobacco. Although there is no specific English-speaking group, English-speaking people are welcome.

Meetings are held:

  • Mondays: 21:15
    At: Via della Paglia 14c
  • Tuesdays: 20:00
    At: Via Santa Maria Goretti 29
  • Wednesdays: 19:30
    At: Via Belgio 32
  • Thursdays: 20:15
    At: Via Santa Maria Goretti
  • Fridays: 20:00
    At: Via XX Settembre 7 (Anglican Church)
  • Saturdays: 16:30
    At: Via Napoli 58


Caritas is a support and charity group for homeless people and people in difficulty.

  • Caritas
    : Piazza S. Giovanni in Laterano 6/A, 00184 Rome
    : 06 6875228 or 06 68861554

Cancer Support

Lega Tumori di Roma is an Italian association providing help and medical care to people affected by a tumour.

  • Lega Tumori di Roma
    : Via di Villa Severini 54, 00191 Rome
    Tel: 06 3295240 or 06 3297731
    Fax: 06 3297731

Rome Samaritans Onlus

The Rome Samaritans Onlus offers a Crisis Intervention Hotline, which is toll-free and open 13:00-22:00 daily.